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Caltech Professors Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

10/17/2018

## Caltech Professors Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

Whitney Clavin

Caltech professors are honored for their work on detecting gravitational waves and number theory.

Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg (1929–2018)

10/02/2018

## Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg (1929–2018)

Wilhelmus Luxemburg, emeritus professor of mathematics at Caltech, passed away on October 2, 2018. He was 89 years old.

Decades-Old Problem in Mathematical Physics Has Been Solved

08/23/2018

## Decades-Old Problem in Mathematical Physics Has Been Solved

Whitney Clavin

Spiros Michalakis and Matthew Hastings solve a lingering mathematical physics problem with implications for quantum physics as a whole.

Modeling Renewable Energy

06/21/2018

## Modeling Renewable Energy

Robert Perkins

Increasing reliance on renewable energy sources adds uncertainty to power grids. A new model gauges the impact of that uncertainty.

Joel (J. N.) Franklin, 1930–2017

11/27/2017

## Joel (J. N.) Franklin, 1930–2017

Robert Perkins

Joel (J. N.) Franklin, who taught mathematics at Caltech for nearly a half-century, passed away on November 18 at the age of 87.

Simon Receives Mathematical Physics Prize

10/20/2017

## Simon Receives Mathematical Physics Prize

Lorinda Dajose

Caltech mathematician Barry Simon is the recipient of the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.

The Mechanical Universe Now on YouTube

12/16/2016

## The Mechanical Universe Now on YouTube

Jon Nalick

The critically acclaimed television series The Mechanical Universe… And Beyond, created at Caltech and broadcast on PBS from 1985-86, is now available in its entirety on YouTube.

Faculty Profile: Andrew Stuart

10/28/2016

## Faculty Profile: Andrew Stuart

Robert Perkins

New faculty member Andrew Stuart uses mathematics to study basic questions about how to interface sophisticated mathematical models with data.

Quantum MOOC

09/29/2016

## Quantum MOOC

Robert Perkins

Thousands of students enroll in an online course to study how the laws of quantum mechanics can be used to create secure communications.

Lifetime of Numbers: Q&A with Barry Simon

08/10/2016

## Lifetime of Numbers: Q&A with Barry Simon

Whitney Clavin

A special math conference is being held this month in honor of Barry Simon's 70th birthday.